SGA Minutes | Cabinet to attend conference in Washington


The SGA cabinet will travel to Washington, D.C., to attend the National Student Government Summit by the American Student Government Association Sept. 28 to Oct. 1.

President Tre Nelson said the ASGA also holds a conference in New Orleans in the spring that SGA will attend.

Nelson said there are about 50 committee spots that need to be filled by students in the next week, such as those on the Disciplinary Committee, Parking and Traffic Committee, Committee on Organizations and Residential Life Committee.

Treasurer Aly Jacobs commented serving on a committee is one way to prepare for potential leadership roles in the future. “It’s a great way to get your foot in [a] leadership position… and further work with people,” she said.

Vice President Trey Roberts said five applications were submitted and approved for Organizational Relief Fund money.

Tom Rinaldi will speak Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium in the A.A. Fredericks Arts Center.

Sen. Ty Wright reminded the senate there will be a tailgate at the home football game Sept. 30 against Southeastern. The game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in Turpin Stadium.

The Current Sauce and Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will host a First Amendment Panel Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the President’s Room. Panelists include SGA President Tre Nelson, The Current Sauce Editor-in-Chief Alec Horton, FMLA President Meg Denny, African-American Caucus Vice President Cherish Wilson, Professor of English Dr. Sarah McFarland and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Mark Melder.

SGA will not hold a meeting Oct. 2 due to Fall Break.